Female Sexual Dysfunction in 200 Words

If it’s true that 43% of women suffer from sexual dysfunction, then we have a huge problem and apparently no solution. However,  if this statistic was misleadingly achieved in a single study from 1999, and is constantly rehashed so that we can pathologise our normal sexual responses, then that’s a whole other story. A recent movement called Even the Score has been espousing the notion that we... read more

Deciding on Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

Apart from age-old lists of aphrodisiacs (from rhinoceros horn to oysters) to get the libido kick-started, treatments that are available today and that have proven effective, under the relevant circumstances, include: Therapy and counseling take on the psychological roots or the relationship issues involved in the sexual problem Oral medications, notably Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Yohimbine and Trazadone... read more

I’m Not Impotent: the Reality of Erectile Dysfunction

The word impotence has gone out of mode in the sexual health jargon. It is a bombastic word that implies that something has gone wrong beyond the erection, that there is some sort of malfunction in the manhood. The term “erectile dysfunction” is a better way of describing a range of hitches and glitches that lead to difficulties with erections. Medically the difference between these terms is... read more